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Canadian authorities crackdown on citizenship fraud

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EDMONTON: Alvin Jackson Goh accused of 208 incidents of theft with a combined value of over $750,000

Alvin Jackson Goh, 37, is accused of 208 incidents of theft from his employer, with a combined value of more than $750,000 over a four-year period.

Edmonton food fraudster admits to stealing $735,000 from a Rexall Place food service provider to pay for lavish lifestyle


An Edmonton man admitted Friday to stealing nearly $735,000 from a company that provides food services to Rexall Place and spending it on a “lavish lifestyle.”

Court heard that lifestyle included extensive travel, entertainment and jewelry for Alvin Goh and his wife and a wedding ceremony in New York’s Central Park that was followed by a reception along the Hudson River on a chartered yacht and a party at the Waldorf Astoria hotel.

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Pickering: Gulnaz Naz, Tahir Qureshi, Amair Ali and Asim Ali charged with fraud


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Durham, Toronto counterfeit clothing busts
First posted: Friday, March 29, 2013 10:01 AM EDT | Updated: Friday, March 29, 2013 10:15 AM EDT
(Toronto Sun files)

TORONTO – A probe into counterfeit fashion wear in Oshawa led to a raid on three businesses and the arrest of four people.

Durham Regional Police began investigating a Simcoe St. S. store in February, after being tipped that fake designer clothes were being sold.

After learning of another outlet allegedly selling bogus brand names in Toronto, Major Fraud Unit detectives enlisted the help of the real manufacturers to assist in the investigation.

On Wednesday, a team of Durham, OPP and Toronto Police officers raided ATQ Clothing on Dufferin St. in Toronto; Baba Fashions in Oshawa and the home of the business owners on Rosefield Rd. in Pickering.

Counterfeit clothes, sunglasses, shoes and accessories valued at $750,000 were seized.

Gulnaz Naz, 52, Tahir Qureshi, 60, Amair Ali, 25, and Asim Ali, 26, all of Pickering are charged with fraud Over $5000, conspiracy to commit fraud over $5000, possession of property obtained by crime for the purpose of trafficking, trafficking in property obtained by crime and possession of property obtained by crime.

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Toronto: 7 charged in bogus marriage scheme involving Chinese citizens who paid to marry Canadians

 CIR: The version  posted yeasterday is now under a publication ban, thus the names of those charged had to be removed.



Border agency charges 7 in alleged ‘marriage of convenience’ scheme in Toronto
Thursday, January 17, 2013 9:26 PM

TORONTO – Canada Border Services Agency has charged seven people in the Toronto area in connection with an investigation into what it calls a “marriage of convenience” scheme.

The agency says the accused acted as go-betweens who arranged for Canadian citizens to marry and sponsor Chinese nationals.

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Toronto: Danny Grossi, Alexandre Lobatch, Yaniv Tamsout and Vitali Tourkov charged in rehabilitation clinics fraud case

Rehab clinics, 4 people face charges in fraud probe
The Canadian Press
Published Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013 3:59PM EST
Last Updated Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013 4:00PM EST

TORONTO — A pair of Toronto rehabilitation clinics and four people face a total of 84 charges for allegedly filing bogus invoices with auto insurers.

The Financial Services Commission of Ontario, which polices the insurance sector, alleges the clinics conjured up false statements to obtain payments made to claimants.

The Fairview Assessment Centre and the Pacific Assessment Centre face seven counts each of knowingly making false or misleading statements to an auto insurer and of engaging in an unfair or deceptive act or practice.

Four people who the commission says are affiliated with the clinics each face seven counts of the two offences.

Charged are Danny Grossi, Alexandre Lobatch, Yaniv Tamsout, Vitali Tourkov.

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Alex Quang allegedly defrauded dozens across the country


Alex Quang

Man allegedly defrauded dozens across the country
CBC News Posted: Dec 28, 2012 8:22 PM ET Last Updated: Dec 28, 2012 8:54 PM ET

People across the country allege they have been scammed by a man who took various amounts of money from them before disappearing.

People from Edmonton to Winnipeg say Alex Quang came into their lives, took money and left.

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